The Omoshiroi Nippon Video Award is Going On Now!

Win a FREE trip to Japan! Two winners and two guests will be invited to the cosplay paradise.

Is it Really REAL?! This Dreamy Alpacasso 100-Plushie Set is Unbelievably Kawaii!

Have the adorable dreams of otaku worldwide become real?! A surprising Alpacasso 100-plushie set is here!

I’m a Cat-Eared Maid Cosplayer! My Avatar Is Even Cuter!

A cosplayer tried AvatarPhone, a new kind of application capable of facial recognition linked with an avatar.

Momoiro Clover Z as Frieza Artwork Created by ANIMAREAL

On April 29, Momoiro Clover Z released their new single, “The Oath of Z,” the theme song from the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' film. The art project ANIMAREAL became the focus of global attention when they created and released shocking overly-realistic visuals of the band as Frieza as an April Fool’s joke.

Sexy? Fetishistic? Heart-Throbbing Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit Begins

The exhibit Aimai Bishoujo Art Exhibit began on April 29. The venue filled with nothing but shocking works was lively from the very first day with many males and females in attendance.

Popular Steam Titles Are Now Available on TOM!

TOM is now selling game codes for Steam, the online game platform popular throughout the world.

Naruto Exhibition Begins in Tokyo!

The exhibit “Serialization Conclusion Commemoration: Masashi Kishimoto Naruto Exhibition” began in Roppongi, Tokyo on April 25.

Wagakki Band - A New Sensation and Power to Wow the World

Wagakki Band has garnered over 18 million views for their cover of the Hatsune Miku song “Senbonzakura” using traditional Japanese instruments.Their fantastic abilities and new sound sensation continue to attract attention even now.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [2/2]

The music unit GARNiDELiA has released many anime tie-in songs since their major debut last year. This time, we talked with the artists about their tie-in song for the upcoming TV anime Gunslinger Stratos, which is set to start broadcasting from April, as well as what comes next for the musical duo. Looking at GARNiDELiA’s profile, the vocalist is MARiA, while the composer…

Can It Be?! Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Game Teaser Released!

Although the news was released on April Fools' day through Nintendo Direct, this Shin Megami Tensei ​X​ Fire Emblem​ ​video trailer is most certainly real!​

‘Alpacasso: The Origin’ Receives Rave Reviews! Sequel Rumors Also Fly

Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!

Comiket Special 6 Photo Report: Makuhari Messe Edition

Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!

Comiket Special 6 Opens! Event Held at Makuhari for First Time in 25 Years

Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.

Interview: Music Unit GARNiDELiA [1/2]

GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.

Sakura Exhibition 2015 Soon to Tour the States

Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.

Japanese Pro Soccer Team to Participate in Comiket Special!!

The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.

AnimeJapan 2015 Closes as a Grand Success!

The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Slice of Life/School Edition]

Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!

Must-See Spring 2015 Anime Trailers! [Action/Battle Edition]

Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!

Tokyo One Piece Tower Opens on March 13!

Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!

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Mar. 13, 2015 05:00

TV Anime ‘YuruYuri’ Third Season Production Green-lit; Key Visual Revealed

TV Anime ‘YuruYuri’ Third Season Production Green-lit; Key Visual Revealed

The third season for series YuruYuri has been green-lit for production. The original work is a slice-of-life school comedy currently serialized in the magazine Comic Yuri Hime published by Ichijinsha.

Mar. 13, 2015 03:00

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: Jin (Shizen no Teki-P), Creator of “Kagerou Daze”

This is the fifth installment of the Hatsune Miku VocaloP special feature, in which we introduce Jin (Shizen no Teki P), the creator of “Kagerou Daze.”

Mar. 12, 2015 22:43

Enjoy the Magic Again! Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka Blu-ray Now on Sale!

Enjoy the Magic Again! Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014 in Osaka Blu-ray Now on Sale!

Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2015 will be held from Sept. 4–6!

Mar. 12, 2015 21:00

“Absolute Territory” of Idols Shine! Collaboration between Hikaru Skirt and MoCali

“Absolute Territory” of Idols Shine! Collaboration between Hikaru Skirt and MoCali

The Akiba idol group Moso Calibration (known as MoCali) collaborate with the project to extend the zettai ryoiki (absolute territory) that has been talked about all over the Internet, Hikaru Skirt.

Mar. 12, 2015 16:49

Hatsune Miku VocaloP Special Feature: wowaka, Creator of ‘World’s End Dance Hall’

In honor of Miku Day on March 9, we’re introducing Vocaloid producers for Hatsune Miku! This time we feature wowaka, the creator of “World’s End Dance Hall.”

Mar. 12, 2015 16:27

Toy Fair New York 2015: New Figures Galore!

Toy Fair New York 2015: New Figures Galore!

Every year the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York hosts an industry event named Toy Fair. Toy Fair is one of the largest toy industry trade sh...

Mar. 12, 2015 13:00

Nyaruko-san Looks Super Adorable in a Wedding Dress!<3

Nyaruko-san Looks Super Adorable in a Wedding Dress!<3

The OVA Haiyore! Nyaruko-san F will be screened in select theaters starting May 30, 2015. Visuals for Nyaruko in a wedding dress were also unveiled!

Mar. 12, 2015 05:00

Anime Feature ‘Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni’ Begins Crowdfunding; Original Work by Fumiyo Kono, Directed by Sunao Katabuchi

Anime Feature ‘Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni’ Begins Crowdfunding; Original Work by Fumiyo Kono, Directed by Sunao Katabuchi

The anime movie project Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner of The World) opened its official site on March 8, 2015. Information about the movie such as its setting and production cast have been unveiled on the site.

Mar. 11, 2015 21:00

We’ll Show You the Essential Qualities of Papercrafting! Robot Soldier (Gardener Type) from Castle in the Sky to Release Late March

We’ll Show You the Essential Qualities of Papercrafting! Robot Soldier (Gardener Type) from *Castle in the Sky* to Release Late March

The robot’s body - is it made of metal, or maybe clay? Nevertheless, our medium will be…...you guessed it! We’ll show you! We’ll reveal the essential qualities of papercrafting!

Mar. 11, 2015 13:00

Get Your Hands on Dragon Ball’s Most “Godly” Edition by Watching the Movie!

Get Your Hands on Dragon Ball’s Most “Godly” Edition by Watching the Movie!

Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F JC Most “Godly” Edition by Akira Toriyama to be presented to first 1.5 million moviegoers

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